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Official Affinity Photo V1 (Desktop) Tutorials


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Hi,

Regarding those older tutorials:  Could you please provide a link to those older tutorials?  I find myself searching for particular ones, e.g. making rock "glow", or selecting the sky behind the branches and leaves of a tree, etc.  I notice that, in contrast to the older ones, the new tutorials seem to take a "here's a feature of Affinity Photo and here's what you might want to use it for" (as opposed to "here's what you might want to do with programs like Affinity Photo and here's how you can do it") approach.  It's quite aggravating to remember some key frames of the video in question, but for lack of knowledge about the adjustment layers or (live) filters involved, not know where one might find the technique described in the new videos.

I understand that new users might find the organization of the new tutorials better for learning Affinity Photo, and that the older tutorials will contain details that have to be adapted to newer versions of the product, but surely there must be a middle ground, e.g., cross-referencing the titles of both sorts of tutorials.

Richard Liu

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On 9/22/2021 at 1:08 AM, Richard Liu said:

Could you please provide a link to those older tutorials?

Here is the link to those Legacy Photo Tutorials

 

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5 minutes ago, jaysb said:

Quick one - is there a link for the Affinity Photo Desktop tutorial files , If available ? - there's a couple that I'd like to follow along.  Many Thanks JB

Here they are: https://affinity.serif.com/de/tutorials/photo/desktop/

 

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28 minutes ago, jaysb said:

Quick one - is there a link for the Affinity Photo Desktop tutorial files , If available ? - there's a couple that I'd like to follow along.  Many Thanks JB

If you have the application, they're linked from the Help menu.

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30 minutes ago, Komatös said:

Here’s a generic version of the link (not language-specific):

https://affinity.serif.com/tutorials/photo/desktop

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7 minutes ago, jaysb said:

Thanks - I can find the tutorials OK, its the actual image files in the tutorials so I can follow along

You're welcome, and thanks for the clarification. Serif has not made the actual images used in the tutorials available to us, as far as I know.

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Laptop:  Windows 10 Home, version 21H2 (19044.1706) 32GB memory, Intel Core i7-10750H @ 2.60GHz, Intel UHD Graphics Comet Lake GT2 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU.
        Affinity Photo 1.10.6 (.1665) and 2.0..3  and 2.0.3.1670 beta/ Affinity Designer 1.10.6 (.1665)  and 2.0.3 and 2.0.3.1670 beta / Affinity Publisher 1.10.6 (.1665)  and 2.0.3 and 2.0.3.1670 beta
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10 hours ago, CorP said:

I mean on the whole page?

Scale to Fit?

https://affinity.help/photo/English.lproj/pages/Sharing/print.html

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39 minutes ago, CorP said:

but the photo where split in two and the second part came under the first one…. Does this sentence make sense?

I'm not sure if it makes sense or not. Was there some tutorial you were following? Which one, and at what time-code into it?

Or could you give us a screenshot showing the problem you're having?

(Better: Please create a new topic in the Affinity on Desktop Questions (Mac & Windows) forum with more information about what you're trying to do and what problem you're having. Also which OS you're using.)

Also: Welcome to the Serif Affinity forums. And feel free to write in your native language if that makes it easier to describe the problem.

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Laptop:  Windows 10 Home, version 21H2 (19044.1706) 32GB memory, Intel Core i7-10750H @ 2.60GHz, Intel UHD Graphics Comet Lake GT2 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU.
        Affinity Photo 1.10.6 (.1665) and 2.0..3  and 2.0.3.1670 beta/ Affinity Designer 1.10.6 (.1665)  and 2.0.3 and 2.0.3.1670 beta / Affinity Publisher 1.10.6 (.1665)  and 2.0.3 and 2.0.3.1670 beta
iPad Pro M1, 12.9", iPadOS 16.3, Apple Pencil 2, Magic Keyboard

      Affinity Photo 1.10.6 and 2.0.3 / Affinity Designer 1.10.6 and 2.0.3 / Affinity Publisher 2.0.3

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